Franklin

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English frankelein (freeholder), see franklin. The place names are mostly named for Benjamin Franklin.

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Franklin (countable and uncountable, plural Franklins)

  1. A surname transferred from the nickname.
  2. Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), American author, scientist, inventor, and diplomat, and one of the Founding Fathers.
  3. A male given name transferred from the surname, partly in honor of Benjamin Franklin.
  4. A rural municipality of Manitoba, Canada.
  5. A municipality of Quebec, Canada.
  6. A township and river in Tasmania.
  7. A number of places in the United States:
    1. A town in Alabama.
    2. A town in Arkansas.
    3. A census-designated place in Merced County, California.
    4. A census-designated place in Sacramento County, California.
    5. A town in Connecticut.
    6. A small city, the county seat of Heard County, Georgia.
    7. A city in Idaho.
    8. A village in Illinois.
    9. A city, the county seat of Johnson County, Indiana.
    10. A city in Iowa.
    11. A city, the county seat of Simpson County, Kentucky.
    12. A city, the parish seat of St. Mary Parish, Louisiana.
    13. A town in Maine.
    14. A town in Massachusetts.
    15. A village in Michigan.
    16. A city in Minnesota.
    17. A city in Missouri.
    18. A small city, the county seat of Franklin County, Nebraska.
    19. A city in New Hampshire.
    20. A borough of New Jersey.
    21. A town in Franklin County, New York.
    22. A town and village in Delaware County, New York.
    23. A town, the county seat of Macon County, North Carolina.
    24. A city in Ohio.
    25. A city, the county seat of Venango County, Pennsylvania.
    26. A borough of Cambria County, Pennsylvania.
    27. A city, the county seat of Williamson County, Tennessee.
    28. A city, the county seat of Robertson County, Texas.
    29. A town in Vermont.
    30. A city in Virginia.
    31. A town, the county seat of Pendleton County, West Virginia.
    32. A city in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin; suburb of Milwaukee.
    33. A town and unincorporated community in Jackson County, Wisconsin.
    34. A town in Kewaunee County, Wisconsin.
    35. A town in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin.
    36. A town in Sauk County, Wisconsin.
    37. An unincorporated community in Sheboygan County, Wisconsin.
    38. A town in Vernon County, Wisconsin.
    39. A number of townships in the United States, listed under Franklin Township.

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Franklin (plural Franklins)

  1. (US, informal) A one-hundred-dollar bill, which carries the portrait of Benjamin Franklin.

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Franklin, from Middle English.

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Franklin

  1. a male given name from English

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Franklin

  1. A Middle English name for an English freeman that owns land but is not of noble birth.